Kerala Government has introduced Kerala Accelerator Program, a virtual accelerator program for three months, to promote startups in the early revenue stage. It was launched by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) in association with Zone Startups India.
Kerala Accelerator Program
This program will help startups achieve product-market fit through a curated customer validation process. It will introduce startups to investors, relevant customers and industry connects. It will provide both live and virtual mentoring sessions.
Under, it mentors will visit state capital Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi to interact with selected startups. It also provides a one week residential program in Bangalore and Mumbai to selected startups. It also provides weekly reviews, customer interactions and an end-of-programme ‘demo day’ with investors.
Zone Startups is global brand of early stage tech accelerators and venture funds operated by Toronto based Ryerson Futures Inc. Its Indian subsidiary has been set up as joint-venture of Ryerson Futures Inc., Simon Fraser University (Vancouver), BSE Institute Limited and Department of Science and Technology (Government of India).